10 février 2010

"Le Mouvement. Du cinéma à l’art cinétique" @ Musée Tinguely

Retroreliefs" (1935) by French artist Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968) are on display at the exhibition "Le Mouvement. From Cinema to Kinetics" in the Museum Tinguely. AP Photo/Keystone/Georgios Kefalas BASEL.- The legendary "Le Mouvement" exhibition was held in the Galerie Denise René in Paris from 6 to 30 April 1955. The common element in the works on show was movement as means of expression, and the leaflet produced for the exhibition, Le manifeste jaune, postulated "Colour – Light – Motion –... [Lire la suite]

04 février 2009

The eccentric collection of Ted Scapa @ the Museum Tinguely, Basel.

Drawing-room: works by Georg Baselitz, Jean Tinguely, etc. © Foto: Christian Baur, Basel BASEL.- The exhibition at the Museum Tinguely affords an insight in the eccentric collection of Ted Scapa. The well-known Swiss cartoonist, born in 1931 in the Netherlands, was a contributor to the international press before taking over the reins at Benteli Publishers in Berne for over thirty years. With the childrens’ programme Das Spielhaus of the German Swiss television DRS Scapa became a known public figure in the 1960s and ‘70s. Today,... [Lire la suite]
31 août 2008

Acquisition d'une oeuvre de Jean Tinguely par le Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía

Jean Tinguely © Mirjam Morad MADRID.- With the purpose of complementing its permanent collection, the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía will diversity and double its exhibition offerings this year. The museum will bet on sculpture and works of art made by European artists including Jean Tinguely. At the museum’s last board meeting, which was held two months ago, approval was given to go ahead and buy a large sculpture made by Jean Tinguely for $718,000, among other works of art also bought were works made by Medardo... [Lire la suite]
11 août 2008

"Jean Tinguely – A Retrospective“ @ the KunstHausWien

Jean Tinguely, Le Cyclope – La Tête, 1970. Museum Tinguely, Basel / Donation Niki de Saint Phalle. Photo: Christian Baur, Basel © VBK Vienna, 2008 VIENNA.- With "Jean Tinguely – A Retrospective“ the KunstHausWien honours one of the most important and popular representatives of the development of modern art, which aimed at extending the traditional concept of art: replacing the classical "static" forms of painting and sculpture by experiments with moveable objects and materials hitherto alien to art.... [Lire la suite]
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